Using Geographic Information Systems in disease control programs (GIS)

This course is no longer available. We are currently preparing new courses for 2019. More information will be available soon. 

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The course ‘Using GIS in disease control programmes’ combines expertise in geographic information systems and its application in disease control.

The course gives an introduction to the use of GIS in disease control programmes and provides knowledge and basic skills on how GIS can be used for disease control, focusing on the epidemiological assessment of disease burden and the improvement of programmatic planning and management. Participants can choose from a range of practical case studies to tailor the course to their own needs.

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For more information contact Dr. Mirjam Bakker


Mirjam I. Bakker

Team Leader Epidemiology

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